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Snoopy the Beagle – In Progress

This is a private commission I have been working on. I thought you might like to see the stages. It is Prismacolors (with a Derwent White Coloursoft and some Derwent Studios for detail) on Mi-Tientes paper (pale grey). It is … Continue reading

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Karisma Colored Pencils

Back in January 2005 Berol/Sanford stopped making their hugely popular Karisma Colored Pencils. Sales had fallen, production costs were high and since then Prismacolor pencils have been the go-to pencil for coloured pencil artists everywhere. That tide is currently turning … Continue reading

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Brodie – Last Update Before Finishing

A lot of work drawing today and I am finally *nearly* finished. For all intents and purposes, I am finished but I like to come back in a couple of days to do some final touch ups. I began today … Continue reading

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Brodie – Further Progress

Brodie, the real puppy, got dressed this week so hadn’t been out for a walk all week. We took her out for a walk this morning and this afternoon as I drew she lay near me in a little sun … Continue reading

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‘Ear ‘Ear!

I thought it might be helpful to show you a beagle ear step-by-step, plus it will remind me what I did! Step 1 – I start by covering the whole ear with short even strokes of Yellowed Orange.     … Continue reading

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‘Brodie’ Latest Progress

A lovely Saturday spent on my couch with my pencils and this is the latest progress. I did a quick revision of the muzzle first adding some darker brown as I noticed that the real-life Brodie has a much dark … Continue reading

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‘Brodie’ Update

I have been working on Brodie’s muzzle. Using white, clay rose, sepia, 50% French Rose and touches of black in short strokes, I have built up the fur on the underside of her mouth. I first, though, drew in the … Continue reading

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‘Brodie’

It’s about time that I got my ass back in the coloured pencil saddle and what better subject than the reason that I have been out of the saddle for so long – my lovely beagle puppy Brodie. After taunting … Continue reading

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Spring Shopping

I have been busy working on a painting that I hope to reveal soon. It has been a challenge and I, at this stage, still don’t know how it will turn out. In the meantime, I have been adding to … Continue reading

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A ‘Room with a View

Everyone loves fairy toadstools. Well, the fly agaric mushroom. I love normal mushrooms too. I know most people think fungeugh rather than funghi, but I love them. So I made them my most recent subject. Armed with Prismacolors and Stonehenge … Continue reading

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